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KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
voting. >>> united nations officials are urging the government of myanmar to stop an ethnic conflict that's displaced tens of thousands of people. buddhists are fighting a muslim minority in the western state of rakhine state. >> reporter: the conflict involves majority buddhists and minority muslims called rohingyas. local authorities say the latest wave of violence has killed 84 people and wounded more than 120 others. the international group human rights watch released satellite images of muslim homes in the area. compared with photos from march, they reveal heavy damage. the united nations says the latest fighting has forced more than 22,000 people from their homes. the conflict flared in rakhine in may after a group of muslims allegedly assaulted a buddhist woman. the violence has displaced 75,000 people since then. president thein sein has made a policy of promoting reconciliation between ethnic minorities. the government signed a cease-fire in january with a separatist group called the national union, ending more than 60 years of armed conflict. reconciliation with ethnic mino
KCSMMHZ
Oct 30, 2012 9:30am PDT
project "hospitable republic." the government has rescinded the order, and private investors want to turn it into a shopping center. this spring, maria, other journalists, artists, and historians occupied it. in the meantime, it has become a meeting place for various critics of the government. for example, these activists from an election monitoring group. >> this is like an open stage here. everyone can take the floor and speak their mind. it is just as important for us as the artists that there is a place like this and that our ideas are heard and not immediately squelched. >> for months now, the government has been talking to people wanting them to know who they are voting for. the group says the multiple boxing world champion is clean and many ukrainians believe it, even though i 2004, he supported the orange revolution, which left a sour taste in many people's mouths. back then, election fraud by the incumbent's lead hundreds of thousands to protest. the protesters hope yushenko and tymoshenko would lead them to prosperity. hardly had the one before they were quarreling. memo we
KCSMMHZ
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am PST
and ways to stop the european debt crisis from spreading. the laosian government built a new facility to host the meeting. with about $70 million in aid it received from china. many leaders, including japanese prime minister yoshihiko noda. noda is expected to stress the need to peacefully resolve territorial maritime disputes in line with international law. relations are eroding between japan and china over the senkako islands issue. japan nationalized the islands that china and japan also claim. >>> japan currently has only one operating nuclear plant. the country's nuclear regulatory body has put off a conclusion on whether a fissure under this plant is an active fault line. if the line is found to be active, the authority will ask the operator to shut down the plant. five experts conducted a survey on friday at the ohi plant. they examined the fissure that runs beneath the plant compound. a key pipeline that transports cooling water from the ocean to the reactors runs across the nearly one kilometer long seam. the nuclear regulation authority panel was supposed to reach a
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> the governing party says it has one. -- won. there have been opposition allegations of fraud and intimidation. >> president viktor yanukovych is ruling the region's -- president viktor yanukovych's ruling regions party celebrated before the final results were even out. >> some people really wanted us to lose, but we have won in an absolutely fair fight. >> ukrainians are now returning to their normal rhythm. their expectations of the government remain mixed. >> we need stable prices, stable jobs. politicians should do with politics. workers should work. that is all that is necessary. >> i expect to see new political forces come forward. they will bring new people with them to parliament and to politics. among the opposition accused the regions party -- >> the opposition accused the regions party of buying votes. heavyweight world champion boxer vitali klitschko's party looks to enter parliament with the fourth place finish. >> i'm sure, if not for the current election laws, we could have won a majority today. pick out the cover -- kick out the current government and formed a new
KCSMMHZ
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
country's army. >> government forces are up against a radical islamist movement who has taken control of more than half of the country. they've exploited the power vacuum after the country saw a military coup in march. there are new fears the country could become a new haven for militant radicals. >> in europe, germany and france say they want to find a " complete solution" for greece to stop it going bust and keep it in the europe. the countries' finance ministers say the issue must be settled in november to end the uncertainty. >> meanwhile, german chancellor angela merkel has been meeting the bosses of international financial organizations in berlin. they agreed the world recovery is highly fragile. the imf's christine lagarde said both businesses and governments need to make more of an effort to generate growth. swiss bank ubs is gearing up to cut about 15% of its workforce over the next three years. it is hoping for a radical restructuring that will help it return to profitability after what was a disappointing third quarter. >> that's right. the lion's share of the layoffs will
KCSMMHZ
Oct 27, 2012 8:00am PDT
special protection. the good will has long been there, but the government was lacking the means to patrol the area. rangers are trying a new approach together with germany's giz development agency. rather than trying to keep the farmers out, they work with them to find eco-friendly ways of working the land. >> imagine living in the middle of a protected nature reserve. for gilberto jiminez and his two friends, that is reality. the vast sierra madre oriental mountain range in northeastern mexico is their home. on the way to their fields, they passed the stream. it supplies water to the entire village. but over the years, the farmers have observed unsettling changes. >> the climate keeps changing. it is becoming dryer and the water is decreasing. actually, the water in the space and should reach up to here. this one should be this high. when there is a lot of water, it bubbles out on the top and not here at the bottom. >> every year in may, the villagers erect crosses as a sign of gratitude for the water. and as a prayer that the water will stay. their fields lie on the mountain slop
KCSMMHZ
Nov 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
, it was a stunning defeat for the government. the opposition labor party is rubbing its hands in glee. 53 of david cameron is -- cameron's own party refused to toe the line, pushing through the amendment. kamen wants to freeze the eu budget over the next seven years, but these skeptics say a freeze does not go far enough. they want to see cuts in real terms. opposition labour is supporting the call. while wednesday's parliamentary vote to cut your spending is not binding, it is a significant challenge to david cameron's authority and puts him in a difficult position. the eu commission is proposing a 5% increase in the budget, a move supported by many eu member states. britain's deputy prime minister, and it clegg, a member of the democrats, is skeptical this government can single-handedly turn the tide of the use sentiment -- nick clegg is skeptical this government can single-handedly turn the tide of you sentiment. >> it is wishful thinking to suggest we could effectively give ourselves a free pass to undercut a single market. >> camera could find himself once again somewhat iso
KCSMMHZ
Nov 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
government soldiers. >> the un says that if the video is authenticated, the action would constitute a war crime. >> as their prisoners cower in terror, rebels celebrate. this video is said to of been recorded in northwestern syria. government forces and rebels have been fighting there for weeks. on thursday, rebels stormed several army checkpoints. they appear to have captured these government soldiers. in the video, rebels yell, "you are assad's dogs" at their captives, and then they prayed. after that, they fired round after round, killing at least 10 of those prisoners. the united nations is trying to verify the video and says the killings probably constituted a war crime and those responsible should be punished. >> it looks very likely that this is a war crime, another one. unfortunately, this could be the latest in a stream of documented executions by opposition as well as government forces and its affiliated with them. >> there's been heavy fighting with government planes bombing rebel positions near the turkish border as well as in the capital damascus. >> the conflict betwee
KCSMMHZ
Oct 27, 2012 8:30am PDT
month. >> the culprit got away. we fear the government is responsible. they use every opportunity to insult us. >> turkey's sunni prime minister called the alawis his -- >> there is only one place for muslims to go and pray. that is the mosque. i don't have anything against their cultural centers. they create divisions in society. >> the idea of men and women dancing together is unimaginable to some muslims. they sing songs and recite poetry while worshiping. their perspective is humanistic and less dogmatic. they worship the son-in-law of the profit mohammad. men and women are symbolically equal, which they show by watching each other's hands. -- washing each other's hands. >> the creator made a man and woman out of a drop of water. if that is how he sought, why shouldn't we treat them equally? >> for sunnis, such an immense amount to heresy. they generally keep their traditions and songs to themselves. the syrian dictator is part of a related sect. >> if there is a dictatorship, the people should get rid of it. it is not the business of other countries to get involved. we have seen
KCSMMHZ
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am PST
. all on this panel and i were in government on 9/11 which, by the way, occurred on a crisp and clear tuesday, which will be tomorrow's weather so i understand, and the day of the week that is tomorrow. we were in different roles. all of us regardless of our party position or party, struggle to find the right strategies to keep our country safe. looking back on it, we did some things right and some things wrong. i lament especially that we never debated and put in place a comprehensive legal framework for the post-9/11 world. mike hayden, who you'll meet in a moment, was prepared to help with this by fully briefing the intelligence committees at more than one point. but at one point was called back by the white house and not able to brief us on a crucial part of the strategy. there was a headline of an op-ed in yesterday's new york times. and it was "how resilient is post-9/11 america?" the piece made the point, which i think is critical for us to remember that the best weapon against terror is refusing to be terrorized. oklahoma city is a terrific example. since the bombing in 1995,
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 9:30am PDT
with the kenyan government and the world health organization. they're trying to better co- ordinate their efforts, due to changing circumstances. >> we have noticed they show increased malaria in areas where there were no malaria initially. and this is where climate change concerns are currently, because malaria has been climbed up the highlands. >> in the tea growing region, the kenyan highlands, the nights are no longer cool enough to kill off the mosquitoes which transmit malaria. they breed rapidly at temperatures of 18 degrees celsius and higher. peter o nyabwengi contracted malaria and survived, as he was given medication right away. >> i was lucky. i'm not dead. that's why you are seeing me today! >> but he and his family have learned that, when it comes to malaria, you shouldn't just leave things to chance. peter's son now volunteers as a health worker. he visits waiting rooms in hospitals and informs people about the disease. he explains how people contract malaria, how to recognize the symptoms early and which medications help -- including preventative treatments. the volu
KCSMMHZ
Oct 31, 2012 2:30pm PDT
government's response to the disaster so far? >> it has been generally applauded. unlike 2005 when hurricane katrina devastated new orleans, it seems all the relevant agencies were ready this time, up to speed, especially fema, the federal emergency management agency, that was criticized in 2005 being widely lauded now. the president himself was up all night from monday to tuesday in the situation room in the white house monitoring the situation. now he is touring the disaster areas, especially in new jersey, so he seemed very much concerned and seemed to do everything he could to help the people. he has been applauded even by republican competitors for this. one of his harshest critics has always been new jersey governor chris christie, and this man said that obama was doing an outstanding job. >> elections are right around the corner next week, and campaigns have resumed. it is a difficult question to ask, but who has actually profited from the situation? >> for mitt romney, it is a difficult situation because national disaster times are times when politics are supposed to be put
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
has collapsed. syria's government and opposition forces had agreed to stop during the muslim holiday which started last friday. but the fighting has continued leaving many people dead. he is visiting russia to seek support for the u.n. peace mission in russia. he says he's deeply disappointed but will not be deterred. >> it will not discourage us because syria is very important. because the people of syria deserve our support and interest. >> russian foreign minister says he supported a u.n. plan to sen. the previous team left the country in august after a ceasefire at that time also failed. >>> relatives of chinese prem r premier. the new york times showed wen's accrued is $2.7 billion. a lawyer for the relatives issued a statement rejecting the accusations. they say they have not conducted any illegal situations. chinese relatives rarely dispute allegations reported by foreign media. the claims were fabricated abroad, it was said. >> translator: some members of the international community are trying to create instability by smearing china and its leaders. >> but the foreign ministr
KCSMMHZ
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
" said monday the disaster coordination is one of the federal government's most vital functions. romney reportedly failed to respond when asked on tuesday whether he has reconsidered his position. president obama would be speaking to crowd after crowd in swing states if it hadn't been for the storm. he has less than a week to convince undecided voters. most americans have already examined his record over the past four years. he started his term with a sentiment offered by many of those who came before him. >> that america can change. our union can be perfected. >> many americans have grown tired of what their country was come to represent under george w. bush. obama promised to change at home and abroad. he brought an end to the war in iraq. he said u.s. combat forces would pull out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. and he promised to decimate al qaeda. >> after a firefight, they killed osama bin laden and took custody of his body. we can say to those families who lost loved ones to al qaeda's terror justice has been done. >> some argue obama has not met expectations in the mideast. he
KCSMMHZ
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
had assaulted a buddhist women. the violence is jeopardizing the government's efforts to promote democracy and reconciliation. >>> government forces and opposition fighters in syria are trading fire and accusations instead of observing a temporary ceasefire. both sides agreed to put down their weapons during a muslim holiday. but they've both been involved in fresh violence. government and opposition forces agreed to a proposal by u.n. and arab league leader to stop fighting during the holiday. the truce is to go friday through monday. but sporadic battles continued throughout the country. exploded in damascus killing five people and wounding 30 others. fierce fighting broke out in aleppo. troops loyal to president bashar al assad attacked rebels who seized an airport. syrian forces are also being accused of going after antigovernment demonstrators. a human rights group says more than 70 people died across the country on friday away. syrian soldiers said they retaliated after opposition fighters broke the produce. but one tells nhk government forces went on the offensive first. h
KCSMMHZ
Nov 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
have attended. in september, india's coalition government announced deregulation measures to allow major foreign supermarket operators to enter the indian market under certain conditions. but the decision sparked protests, causing one political party to leave the coalition. its leaders said the measures would put undue pressure on smaller businesses. >>> prime minister how man sing told the gathering foreign investment would spur growth in the retail sector. congress party leader sonia gandhi said foreign investment is necessary to provide jobs to an increasing number of young people. the congress party is facing a barrage of criticism due to the slow-down of the nation's economic growth and a series of corruption scandals. the party's aim was to show its supporters and investors both at home and overseas its efforts to promote deregulation while tightening party discipline. >>> japan currently has only one operating nuclear plant. the country's nuclear body has put off a conclusion on whether or not a fissure under the plant is an active fault line. if the fault is confirmed to be
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